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Little: These Actresses Bring the Fabulous to a Flawed Film

Frustrating pacing nearly derails superior performances and great co-star chemistry in the new film Little, a sweet confection still great for a night out with your gal pals. Though it proves itself uneven, it is also a nice reminder to stay anchored to your true self. Comedies celebrating black girl magic are all too rare. …

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Superpower Dogs: Make Time to See these Marvelous Mutts in IMAX

For all those who cry every time the trailer for Dumbo plays, there’s good news. Cosmic Pictures’s Superpower Dogs, the new IMAX 3D documentary is playing in theaters and at museums all across the country, and it’s an inspirational delight that will only bring joy to animal lovers and fans of superheroes of both the …

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The Chaperone Review: Watch McGovern, Mistress of Modulation

For women who can’t stand to read one more headline celebrating misogyny and ageism in the headlines,  it’s time for a little pick-me-up. Thank Goddess for Elizabeth McGovern, who will always fit the bill. She brings another breath of fresh air with the new film The Chaperone, which McGovern optioned from the bestselling novel by …

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Mapplethorpe Movie Review: Matt Smith Makes Art

Whether you know his work or not, Robert Mapplethorpe remains an important, iconoclastic figure in the histories of both LGBTQ rights and contemporary art. So much so, in fact, that in 2017, Belgian designer Raf Simons built a couture collection, in collaboration with the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, around the famous photographer’s images. Now in theaters, …

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Captain Marvel Review: This Superheroine Story Flies High

Captain Marvel brings a super dose of woman power to the cineplex this weekend.  Along with champions of parity in film and strong female leads, fans of Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson, cat fanciers, and lovers of fun everywhere, you’ll want to be there for it.  There’s one thing you’ll want to know about …

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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD Review: Ending With the Valentine Edition

There’s so much to love in all three of the How To Train Your Dragon films from writer/director Dean DeBlois. The first introduced us to the village of Berk and its quirky inhabitants, brought chieftain’s son Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) together with his brother from another species, Toothless, who was the only surviving Night Fury dragon …

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